Meaning of cysticercoid in English:

cysticercoid

See synonyms for cysticercoid

adjective & noun

Zoology

See cysticercus

‘The digested mites release cysticercoids where they attach to the ileocecal junction in the horse.’
  • ‘The tapeworm eggs are ingested by flea larvae, where development reaches the larval cysticercoid stage.’
  • ‘After hatching, they invade into the body cavity and become cysticercoid larvae, which are infectious for humans.’
  • ‘The larvae develop into the cysticercoid stage in the tissue and migrate back into the lumen of the small intestine, where they attach to the mucosa.’
  • ‘The cysticercoids may, when present in large numbers, occupy a considerable amount of space in the body of the host.’